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Apartment In The Old Village, Vilamoura, Algarve

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment 10A Alexander Street, The Old Village, Vilamoura. 2 Bedroom (sleeps 4) situated in beautiful landscaped gardens near beach, marina & golf

The apartment is situated on the ground floor, with easy access to all the splendid facilities of The Old Village, and is ideal for the less mobile or young families.

There are 2 bedrooms which will sleep a maximum of 4 persons (including children and infants) and 1 bathroom with toilet, sink and a bath (with shower over).

In the open plan living room there are 2 leather sofas which provide comfortable seating for 4, with a table and chairs in the dining area. 2 sets of French Doors open onto the south facing terrace and garden area which is furnished with a table, chairs and parasol.

The kitchen has an electric cooker, washing machine and fridge (with freezer compartment) and a kettle, toaster & filter coffee machine. It is also well equipped with a wide range of utensils.

Also in the living room there is an air-conditioning unit for summer use, which also provides heat in the cooler months, and a log burning stove for winter use. There are ceiling fans in the bedrooms and oil filled radiators are used to provide heating when necessary.

WiFi Internet access is available in the apartment at no extra cost and the television has a wide range of European TV channels available, including all the main UK, SKY & BT Sport channels. There is a DVD player & a Radio/CD player with a good selection of DVD's & CD's & also a small library of books for all ages to enjoy.

The apartment has been completely refurbished to a high standard and has been granted a Touristic Licence, by the Portuguese government, to accommodate a maximum of 4 persons & is therefore subject to regulations to maintain a high standard of accommodation & safety for our guests.

The Old Village architecture is based on the 18th Century classical buildings of southern Portugal with 2 and 3 storey houses and apartments, painted in traditional pastel colours, in a lovely garden setting with calcader paved walkways leading to the 3 swimming pools, children's play area, the supermarket and the various bars and restaurants. As the Old Village is pedestrianised there are dedicated parking areas for vehicles around the perimeter of the complex.

Our agent is on-site should you wish to book car or cycle hire, coach trips or other activities & is available to answer any queries you may have during your stay. There is also the re-assurance of 24 hour security coverage in The Old Village.

For keen golfers there are superb golf courses close by, with the Pinhal Course surrounding the complex. The Old Village Tours & Transfers company is based in the complex and transport to the golf courses, the local towns and other places of interest, may be booked online or at their office.

More Details
Registration Number : 2985/10

Owner
Patricia Roberts
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2017

About Patricia Roberts

My husband and I are retired and live in Norfolk, which is a lovely area of the UK. We have a large family who have all enjoyed the benefits of our holiday home in the Old Village and continue to do so.

Patricia Roberts purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Patricia Roberts chose Loule region

I was introduced to, and fell in love with, the beautiful surroundings of the Old Village by friends who have had a holiday home there since it was first built. In 2003 I was fortunate enough to be able to purchase the apartment. It has been well used by family and friends over the years and my husband and I have enjoyed our long visits at different times of the year. We have made a number of friends in the area, of various nationalities, either visitors like us or permanent residents. These friends have shown us parts of the Algarve and the Alentajo region, away from the tourist areas, that we would not have explored on our own.

What makes this apartment unique

When we are staying in the apartment in the warmer months, we love to have our breakfast outside on the south facing terrace. Depending on the time of year there are Swallows swooping about the gardens, Blackbirds and Hoopoe's looking for worms or Storks gently circling in the sky. The 3 swimming pools on the complex provide relaxation or exercise, plus fun for the children. During the cooler months we make good use of the woodburning stove which heats the apartment very efficiently. We collect pine cones from around the local golf course to supplement the logs that we buy from the supermarket. The apartment has been completely refurbished and has air-conditioning. Now that we are becoming a little less mobile, we are thankful that we have a ground floor apartment!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We again found the apartment very clean and well maintained, excellent location and very restful. We would stop there always when in Portugal. Thanks again
May 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Vilamoura in Quarteira

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Fully tiled bathroom with wc, bath with shower facility, handbasin and storage units.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, fitted wardrobe, bedside cabinets and chest of drawers. Ceiling fan. Bedroom 2 with single bed and 2nd pull-out bed if required, fitted wardrobe and drawers. Ceiling fan. Cot available to hire for use in 2nd bedroom with 1 single bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Ideal for couples of any age, and families with a maximum of 2 young children. As well as a small library of books, including children's books, there is also a selection of DVD's & CD's for guest's use. There are games, puzzles & DVD's for young children & a selection of beach toys. Also provided are special bowls, plates, mugs & cutlery for our young guests. Outside: Small south facing garden area with paved terrace and table, chairs and sun umbrella. There are 3 pools for shared use in the complex. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are included except for pool/beach towels. Bed linen will be changed every 7 days for stays of 14 days or more, towels changed midweek. Additional linen/towel changes available at an extra price. Maid service 5 times per week. Other: Outside terrace with table, chairs and sun umbrella. Small garden laid to lawn and shrubs.

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Apartment In The Old Village, Vilamoura, Algarve
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5

Great apartment in Vilamoura

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment for family of four with a 9 & 10 year old.

Everything was a described and listed and the communication was excellent.

Would not hesitate in staying again

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review & 5 stars. Vilamoura is a wonderful place for a holiday & it's a pleasure to be able to share our apartment in the Old Village with other families.
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Beautiful apartment, in the Old Village complex.

  • 5 of 5

This is wonderful apartment in the Old Village complex.

Cleaned on a regular basis and the facilities were as described by owner. Would have no hesitation in recommending the apartment to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your positive review and I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in my apartment. I hope to welcome you back in the future.
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Fabulous Fabulous Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is located on the beautiful Old Village estate in Vilamoura. It is tastefully furnished and ideal for small family or two sets of couples. 5 secibd walk to supermarket which is comprehensively stocked. Garden terrace faces south. All mod cons but no full size freezer but with shop so close you don't really need it. Ice box in fridge does provide ice for drinks. Great washing machine if like us we take small bags and wash while we are there. The owners are very friendly and accommodating. We are returning next year and 2019 we loved it so much.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday in the apartment and thank you for the lovely review. It will be a pleasure to welcome you back next year.
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Excellent

  • 4 of 5

Lovely apartment...clean and tidy!

My self and my family throughly enjoyed our stay here in July.

Easy to contact owner and she was very helpful in responding to any questions asked.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful apartment and spotlessly clean.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment I contacted Patricia about booking her lovely apartment she was really helpful.

Excellent driving directions and loads of information about the apartment itself. We arrived at 9.30pm , security were watching for us ,as the office was closed ,and let us straight in to the apartment where the provisions we had requested had been delivered.

The apartment was clean and homely and the bed was firm and very comfortable. There are more than enough pots/pans and plates to facilitate self catering and (this is a first !) they didn't need to be washed before use.

The weather was 19 degrees by day but, obviously, cold in the evening which Patricia had told us and arranged for security to switch on the oil-filled heater to warm the rooms for our arrival. The air con/heating also worked perfectly.

There were no restaurants open in the Old Village but this was not a problem as we had hired a car and there were a selection open in Vilamoura a 5 minute drive away. The garden was great for a coffee in the morning and a little sun trap in the summer.

Thank you for your hospitality Patricia , I had a lovely Birthday weekend .

We will definitely be returning !

Best wishes,

Joy

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joy for your excellent review. I do my best to make sure that my guests feel welcome & comfortable in my apartment & it's good to know that this is appreciated. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future, Patricia.
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Fantastic Property

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family Holiday at this property. The apartment was lovely and spacious and had everything possible you would need. The garden was an added bonus with our two little ones as they were able to play outside in a safe environment. It was also great having the kids tv stations so that when they were tired they could watch something on tv to relax. Also Patricia the owner was so helpful when booking and answered all my questions and she even arranged to have groceries in the apartment for us, as we arrived in on a late flight and would need water etc for the baby in the morning. We would absolutely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Coast/Beach:

Approximately 15 minutes walk to the Vilamoura Marina & 20 minutes walk to the small Marina beach. A Road Train will take you to the large, Blue Flag, Falasia Beach. Alternatively it is approximately 30 minutes walk or 10 minutes drive to this particular beach. There is a large beach & promenade at Quarteira & this is approximately the same distance as the Falesia Beach, in the opposite direction. All beaches are clean & well maintained.

Travel:

The Old Village is approximately 30 minutes drive from Faro Airport. A Hire Car is not necessary unless you wish to explore further afield than the Vilamoura area or have mobility problems. A Taxi transfer from the airport can be booked for you.

Distances:

The apartment is approximately 15 minutes walk to the Vilamoura Marina and 20 minutes to the Marina Beach The larger Falesia beach is approximately 30 mins walk or can be reached by using the Road Train which runs very frequently & has pick up & drop off points all around Vilamoura. The small town of Quarteira has lots of shops, restaurants & a very long promenade & beach & is approximately 30 mins walk.

Further Details:

There is a supermarket, restaurants, a cafe & bars in the Old Village. Other restaurants, bars, supermarkets, shops, pharmacies, banks & post office, can be found in Vilamoura and the neighbouring town of Quarteira. There is a Medical Centre & church in Vilamoura & a public indoor swimming pool in Quarteira, all within walking distance from the Old Village. A large Water Park is situated on the outskirts of Quarteira and can be easily reached by car, Taxi & bus.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Vilamoura, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season
16 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£237
for 3 nights
From
£79
£556
 
 
Medium Season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
From
£60
£424
 
 
Low Season
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£129
for 3 nights
From
£43
£303
 
 
Medium Season
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£192
for 3 nights
From
£64
£449
 
 
High Season
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£252
for 3 nights
From
£84
£589
 
 
Peak Season 1
1 Jul 2018 - 26 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£480
for 5 nights
From
£96
£674
 
 
Peak Season 2
27 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£580
for 5 nights
From
£116
£814
 
 
Peak Season 1
1 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£288
for 3 nights
From
£96
£674
 
 
High Season
16 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£252
for 3 nights
From
£84
£589
 
 
Medium Season
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£192
for 3 nights
From
£64
£449
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 25% non-refundable deposit is required when booking the apartment. The balance is payable 8 weeks prior to your stay. If the booking is made less than 8 weeks prior to your stay then payment is required in full at the time of booking. Payment is accepted in GBP by cheque, electronic Bank Transfer or by PayPal, and in Euros by electronic Bank Transfer only.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day can be flexible. The apartment is normally available after 3pm on arrival day and is to be vacated by 10am on departure day. For early arrivals and late departures it may be possible to accommodate these depending on other bookings.

Notes on prices:
Prices may be negotiable at certain times of the year and discounts are available for returning guests and long lets, please contact the owner for further information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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